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Ahmed Yousef

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Hi everyone, I have biomedical engineering background, I live in Saudi Arabia and I think to study blood banking in US.

What's your recommendation? Which institute/university do you recommend?

Thanks for your help.

Edited by Ahmed Yousef

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Ahmed

To work in a blood bank in a clinical setting in the US, you will need a degree as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (4 year) or as a Medical Laboratory Technician (2 year).  The University of Kansas has a nice summary of what that means here:

http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-health-professions/clinical-laboratory-science/what-is-a-medical-laboratory-scientist.html

Many colleges and universities offer Medical Technology programs.  Here is one source:

https://www.naacls.org/Find-a-Program.aspx

Medical Scientists are in short supply here in the US, and will be for some years to come!  It's a good area to go into if you are interested in this stuff!

Regards, Scott

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